Straight Outta Compton

The family of Terry Carter, the man who was slain by Suge Knight in the 2015 hit-and-run incident on the set of Straight Outta Compton, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Dr. Dre and Ice Cube. The judge in the case has rejected the complaint, stating that the former N.W.A. members had no control of […]

Suge Knight, the incarcerated founder of Death Row Records, reportedly threatened Straight Outta Compton director F. Gary Gray repeatedly.

Sometimes actors can’t get out of character. R. Marcos Taylor, who played Suge Knight in Straight Outta Compton, was recently arrested for threatening employees at a bank.

The Oscars had no intention of welcoming the cast  Straight Outta Compton,  even though the show is looking for more Black presenters this year. Beyond the two White screenwriters nominated, neither the cast nor SOC producer, Ice Cube, were invited to attend the 2016 Oscars.

As previously reported, the omission for Straight Outta Compton in any category for the upcoming Golden Globes awards was glaring but Ice Cube isn’t taking it personal.

YG’s 2015 was supposed to be enormous, seeing that he released arguably the most enticing rap album the year before. However like the title of his studio debut album My Krazy Life allude to, having one red Converse in the Los Angeles gang culture and the other in the entertainment world can often breed nearly […]

During our interview with F. Gary Gray a few months ago, the esteemed director explained how he had to part with a few worthy scenes during the final edit of the summer blockbuster, Straight Outta Compton. Thankfully in the world of home entertainment, there isn’t a time length put on greatness, thus the Straight Outta […]

Former N.W.A manager Jerry Heller has been chatting with anyone within ear shot this year and Straight Outta Compton was being prepped to run its historic course. The 74-year-old Ruthless Records expressed his disdain for the biopic as celebrated actor Paul Giamatti was cast to portray him in the box office smash and afterwards when […]

The pot Straight Outta Compton cooked up this year just keeps getting sweeter as director F. Gary Gray has set a new milestone.

Although it didn’t affect much in terms of Straight Outta Compton’s box office dominance for three consecutive weeks, Dr. Dre’s 1991 physical attack on journalist Dee Barnes was an underlying storyline through most of the media. The incident was noticeably absent from the film for reasons, as director F. Gary Gray claims, to not detract […]

Straight Outta Compton has made the Hip-Hop world go stir crazy with biopic fever but that doesn’t mean the artists theirselves are eager to hop on the bandwagon.